Evonomics Contributors

Adam Bear, David RandAdam Bear, David Rand

Adam Bear is a Ph.D. student in Psychology at Yale. His main research focuses on the relationship between conscious and unconscious processes in the mind. David Rand is an assistant professor of Psychology, Economics, and Management at Yale University, and director of Yale's Human Cooperation Laboratory. Twitter: @David_G_Rand

Adam GrantAdam Grant

Adam M. Grant is a Professor of Management at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and the author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success. Twitter: @AdamMGrant

Adam M. FinkelAdam M. Finkel

Adam M. Finkel is the Executive Director of the Penn Program on Regulation and a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Finkel is also a professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Alan HonickAlan Honick

Alan Honick is a documentary filmmaker and journalist whose past work has focused primarily on the biological, social, and economic interrelationships between humans and the natural world. Twitter: @AlanHonick

Alan KirmanAlan Kirman

Alan Kirman is professor emeritus of Economics at the University of Aix-Marseille III and at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and is a member of the Institut Universitaire de France. His Ph.D. is from Princeton and he has been professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University, the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Warwick University, and the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

Alistair Thorpe, Rick O’GormanAlistair Thorpe, Rick O’Gorman

Alistair Thorpe is a doctoral student in the psychology department at the University of Essex with a broad interest in decision making and the behavioural sciences. Rick O’Gorman is a lecturer and the Employability Development Director for the Department of Psychology at the University of Essex.

Amir SufiAmir Sufi

Amir Sufi is Bruce Lindsay Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Chicago Booth. Amir is a co-author of House of Debt. Twitter: @profsufi

Amitai EtzioniAmitai Etzioni

Amitai Etzioni is Professor of International Relations, George Washington University. He is the Director of the Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies. From 1987-1989, he served as the Thomas Henry Carroll Ford Foundation Professor at the Harvard Business School.

Amna SilimAmna Silim

Amna worked at the Government Office for Science on the global food and farming futures project and previously worked at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Amna holds an MSc in economics and development economics from the University of Nottingham and a BSc
from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Anat AdmatiAnat Admati

Anat Admati is the George G.C. Parker Professor of Finance and Economics at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. She has written extensively on information dissemination in financial markets, trading mechanisms, portfolio management, financial contracting, and, most recently, on corporate governance and banking.

Andrew J HoffmanAndrew J Hoffman

Holcim (US) Professor at the Ross School of Business and Education Director at the Graham Sustainability Institute, University of Michigan. Twitter: @HoffmanAndy

Brad VoracekBrad Voracek

Brad Voracek studied Applied Mathematics in Economics and Computer Science at UC Berkeley, and received a master's in Economic Theory and Policy from the Levy Institute at Bard College. He writes at The Minksys. Twitter @bradvoracek

Branko MilanovićBranko Milanović

Branko Milanović is author of The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality(2010, Basic Books). He was formerly lead economist in the World Bank's research department and currently is visiting presidential professor at City University of New York Graduate Center and an affiliated senior scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study. Twitter: @BrankoMilan

Brian R. SpisakBrian R. Spisak

Brian R. Spisak is assistant professor of organizational psychology at VU University Amsterdam

Bryan Callen, Hunter MaatsBryan Callen, Hunter Maats

Co-hosts of the Bryan Callen Show. Follow them on Twitter: @BryanCallen @HunterMaats

Cameron K. MurrayCameron K. Murray

Cameron K. Murray is an economist who specializes in environmental economics, regulation, rent-seeking, corruption, and property markets. Twitter: @rumplestatskin

César A. HidalgoCésar A. Hidalgo

César A. Hidalgo leads the Macro Connections group at The MIT Media Lab and is also an Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT.

Charlie YoungCharlie Young

Charlie Young has been active in numerous climate change campaigns and after working at the New Economics Foundation shifted his focus to working on and writing about new economics and systems theory.

Chris CookChris Cook

Chris Cook is former compliance and market supervision director of the International Petroleum Exchange. Twitter: @cjenscook

Chris DillowChris Dillow

Economics writer at the Investors Chronicle. He blogs at Stumbling and Mumbling and is the author of New Labour and the end of Politics. Twitter: @CJFDillow

Christopher BoehmChristopher Boehm

Christopher Boehm is Professor of Biological Sciences & Anthropology and Director of the Goodall Research Center at the University of Southern California. He is a cultural anthropologist with a subspecialty in primatology, who researches conflict resolution, altruism, moral origins, and feuding and warfare.

Christopher BuccafuscoChristopher Buccafusco

Christopher Buccafusco is a professor of law at Cardozo School of Law and co-author of Happiness and the Law. Twitter: @cjbuccafusco. Christopher Jon Sprigman is a professor at New York University School of Law, co-director of the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy.

Christopher KrupenyeChristopher Krupenye

Christopher Krupenye is a PhD candidate in Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University

Chuck CollinsChuck Collins

Chuck Collins is a researcher, campaigner, storyteller, and writer based at the Institute for Policy Studies where he co-edits Inequality.org. He has written extensively on wealth inequality in previous books like 99 to 1, Wealth and Our Commonwealth (with Bill Gates Sr.), and Economic Apartheid In America as well as in The Nation, The American Prospect, and numerous other magazines and news outlets. Twitter: @Chuck99to1

Connair Russell, Michael MuthukrishnaConnair Russell, Michael Muthukrishna

Connair Russell is a MSc Social and Cultural Psychology student at the London School of Economics. Michael Muthukrishna is Assistant Professor of Economic Psychology at the London School of Economics. Twitter: @mmuthukrishna

Daniel HruschkaDaniel Hruschka

Daniel Hruschka is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Arizona State University. He studies culture change and the relationship between culture and behavior.

Dániel OláhDániel Oláh

Dániel is a macroeconomic analyst at the Ministry for National Economy, Forecasting and Modelling Unit. He received his master's degree in economics from Central European University.

David AlexanderDavid Alexander

David Alexander is the federal managing director at Barton Deakin. He previously served as a senior adviser in the government of Australian prime minister John Howard. David is also a keen writer on economic and policy matters, having contributed to major Australian newspapers, Quadrant magazine, Policy magazine, the Spectator, and Conservative Home (in the United Kingdom).

David BerrebyDavid Berreby

David Berreby is the author of "Us and Them: The Science of Identity." He has written about human behavior and other science topics for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Slate, Smithsonian, The New Republic, Nature, Discover, Vogue and many other publications. Twitter: @davidberreby

David BollierDavid Bollier

David Bollier is an author, activist, blogger and consultant who spends a lot of time exploring the commons as a new paradigm of economics, politics and culture.

David BrinDavid Brin

David Brin is an astrophysicist whose international best-selling novels include The Postman, Earth, and recently Existence. His nonfiction book about the information age - The Transparent Society - won the Freedom of Speech Award of the American Library Association. davidbrin.com

David Colander, Roland KupersDavid Colander, Roland Kupers

David Colander is professor of economics at Middlebury College. Roland Kupers is an associate fellow in the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford. Both are authors of Complexity and the Art of Public Policy.

David F. RuccioDavid F. Ruccio

Dr. David F. Ruccio is Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame, where he has taught since 1982. He is also a member of the Higgins Labor Studies Program and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. He has won the Kaneb Teaching Award, the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and an American Association of University Professors Academic Freedom Award.

David GraeberDavid Graeber

David Graeber is a Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics. He is the author of The Utopia of Rules, and Debt: The First 5,000 Years. Twitter: @davidgraeber

David Heinemeier HanssonDavid Heinemeier Hansson

David is the creator of Ruby on Rails, Founder & CTO at Basecamp (formerly 37signals), NYT Best-selling author of REWORK and REMOTE, and Le Mans class-winning racing driver. Twitter: @dhh

David Orrell, Roman ChlupatýDavid Orrell, Roman Chlupatý

David Orrell is a writer and applied mathematician. Roman Chlupatý is a journalist, lecturer, and consultant specializing in the global economy, politics, and the intersection of these two worlds. Twitter: @romanchlupaty

David S. Wilson, Dag O. HessenDavid S. Wilson, Dag O. Hessen

David Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University. Dag Hessen is Professor of Biology at the University of Oslo, Norway.

David Sloan WilsonDavid Sloan Wilson

David S. Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University and Arne Næss Chair in Global Justice and the Environment at the University of Oslo. His most recent book is Does Altruism Exist? Twitter: @David_S_Wilson

Denise CumminsDenise Cummins

Dr. Denise D. Cummins is research psychologist, an author, and a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. Her most recent book is Good Thinking: Seven Powerful Ideas That Influence the Way We Think

Didier JacobsDidier Jacobs

Didier Jacobs is special advisor to the president at Oxfam America. He was previously a researcher in Oxfam America's Policy Department, specializing in global governance and international finance. He is the author of Global Democracy: The Struggle for Political and Civil Rights in the 21st Century

Diego EspinosaDiego Espinosa

Diego Espinosa runs Sistema Research, a consulting firm that applies a complex systems approach to strategic uncertainty. He also teaches security analysis at the University of San Diego. Twitter: @dvespinosa

Dirk Bezemer, Michael HudsonDirk Bezemer, Michael Hudson

Dirk Bezemer is a professor of economics at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Michael Hudson is a distinguished research professor of economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and a professor at Peking University.

Dustin MineauDustin Mineau

Dustin is a software engineer and economics and political blogger at DailyKos and Crisp Musings.

Ed DolanEd Dolan

Edwin G. Dolan holds a PhD in economics from Yale University. He has taught in the United States at  Dartmouth College, the University of Chicago, George Mason University and Gettysburg College. From 1990 to 2001, he taught in Moscow, Russia, where he and his wife founded the American Institute of Business and Economics (AIBEc), an independent, not-for-profit MBA program. Twitter: @dolanecon

Eoin FlahertyEoin Flaherty

Lecturer in sociology, Queen's University Belfast. Interested in political economy, income inequality, welfare, and time series methods.

Eric BeinhockerEric Beinhocker

Eric Beinhocker is the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. Follow him: @EricBeinhocker

Eric Liu, Nick HanauerEric Liu, Nick Hanauer

Eric Liu is the founder of Citizen University and a former White House speechwriter and deputy domestic policy adviser to President Bill Clinton. Nick Hanauer is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. Twitter: @EricPLiu and @NickHanauer

Eric Michael JohnsonEric Michael Johnson

Eric Michael Johnson received his masters degree in evolutionary anthropology and he pursued his dissertation on bonobo (Pan paniscus) behavioral ecology before switching fields to work on the history of evolutionary biology in late-19th century England, Europe and Russia. Twitter: @Ericmjohnson

Frances CoppolaFrances Coppola

Frances Coppola worked in banking for 17 years and did an MBA at Cass Business School in London, where she specialized in financial risk management. She is Associate Editor at the online magazine Pieria and a frequent commentator on financial matters for the BBC. Twitter: @Frances_Coppola

Francois BadenhorstFrancois Badenhorst

Francois holds a Bachelor of Philosophy in Journalism from the University of Stellenbosch's School of Journalism and in 2014 received the Christina Scott Prize for Science Journalism.

Frans de WaalFrans de Waal

Dr. Frans B. M. de Waal is a biologist and primatologist. His scientific work has been published in hundreds of technical articles in journals such as Science, Nature, Scientific American, and outlets specialized in animal behavior. His popular books – translated into fifteen languages – have made him one of the world’s most visible primatologists.

Garett JonesGarett Jones

Garett Jones is a senior scholar and BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at the Mercatus Center and Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University. He is author of Hive Mind: How Your Nation’s IQ Matters So Much More Than Your Own, published by Stanford University Press. Twitter: @GarettJones

Geoffrey HodgsonGeoffrey Hodgson

Geoffrey M. Hodgson is research professor at Hertfordshire Business School, University of Hertfordshire, England. He is the author of Conceptualizing Capitalism and author or co-author of over a dozen other books. Twitter: @g_m_hodgson

George A. Akerlof, Robert J. ShillerGeorge A. Akerlof, Robert J. Shiller

Nobel laureates George A. Akerlof and Robert Shiller are authors of Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception, from which this article is excerpted. Akerlof is Professor of Economics at University of Berkeley. Shiller is Professor of Economics at Yale University, and the co-creator of the Case-Shiller Index of US house prices.

George CooperGeorge Cooper

George Cooper has worked for Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan and BlueCrest Capital Management in both fund management and investment strategy roles. Prior to joining the City, George worked as a research scientist at Durham University. Twitter: @george_cooper__

George H. BlackfordGeorge H. Blackford

George H. Blackford is former Chair of the Department of Economics at the University of Michigan-Flint. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

George LakoffGeorge Lakoff

Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley. His most recent book is Don't Think of an Elephant!: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate.

George MonbiotGeorge Monbiot

George Monbiotis the author of the bestselling books Feral: rewilding the land, sea and human life, The Age of Consent: A Manifesto for a New World Order and Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain, as well as the investigative travel books Poisoned Arrows, Amazon Watershed and No Man's Land. His latest book is How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature published by Verso Books.

Gerald FriedmanGerald Friedman

Gerald Friedman is a professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is a writer on economic history, labor history, alternative economic theories. Twitter: @gfriedma

Guy RolnikGuy Rolnik

Guy Rolnik is Clinical Associate Professor of Strategic Management at University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Herbert GintisHerbert Gintis

Herbert Gintis holds faculty positions at the Santa Fe Institute, Central European University, and the University of Siena. He is co-author of A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and Its Evolution

Herbert Gintis, Rakesh KhuranaHerbert Gintis, Rakesh Khurana

Herbert Gintis holds faculty positions at the Santa Fe Institute, Central European University, and the University of Siena. Rakesh Khurana is the Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at the Harvard Business School.

J. W. MasonJ. W. Mason

J. W. Mason is an assistant professor of Economics at John Jay College, City University of New York, and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. Twitter: @JWMason1

Jag BhallaJag Bhalla

Jag Bhalla is an entrepreneur and writer. His current project is Errors We Live By, a series of short exoteric essays exposing errors in the big ideas running our lives.
Follow him: @hangingnoodles

James DykeJames Dyke

Dr James Dyke FRSA is an academic, writer, and public speaker based in Southampton, UK. He is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Sustainability Science at the University of Southampton. Twitter: @JamesGDyke

James K. Boyce, Peter BarnesJames K. Boyce, Peter Barnes

James K. Boyce teaches economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Peter Barnes is a co-founder of Credo Mobile and the author of With Liberty and Dividends for All

James KwakJames Kwak

James Kwak is Associate Professor of Law and William T. Golden Scholar. He is a prolific writer and blogger whose wide range of scholarly interests includes corporate law and governance, financial markets and regulation, retirement security, and fiscal policy. Twitter: @JamesYKwak

Jason CollinsJason Collins

Jason Collins is an Australian economist and public policy specialist. He work as a consultant. He just submitted his PhD thesis, which examines the intersection between economics and evolutionary biology. Twitter: @jasonacollins

Jason FurmanJason Furman

Jason Furman was confirmed by the Senate as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. In this role, he serves as President Obama’s Chief Economist and a Member of the Cabinet. He previously held the position of Principal Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President. Twitter: @CEAChair

Jason SmithJason Smith

Jason Smith is a physicist who messes around with economic theory. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in math and a degree in physics, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in theoretical physics. Twitter: @infotranecon 

Jeff MadrickJeff Madrick

Jeff Madrick is a former economics columnist for Harper’s and The New York Times, is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books and the editor of Challenge magazine. He is visiting professor of humanities at The Cooper Union and director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation.

Joanna MaselJoanna Masel

Joanna Masel is an Associate Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona.

John BattelleJohn Battelle

John Battelle is a Founder of NewCo, Federated Media, sovrn Holdings, Web 2 Summit, Wired, Industry Standard; writer on Media, Technology, Culture, Business. Twitter: @johnbattelle

John GowdyJohn Gowdy

John Gowdy is Professor of Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. John is past president of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics and current President of the International Society for Ecological Economics.

John KomlosJohn Komlos

John Komlos is Professor Emeritus of Economics and of Economic History at the University of Munich and has taught at such other institutions as Harvard, Duke, and the University of Vienna. He is author of What Every Economics Student Needs to Know and Doesn't Get in the Usual Principles Text.

John PerkinsJohn Perkins

As Chief Economist at a major international consulting firm, John Perkins advised the World Bank, United Nations, IMF, U.S. Treasury Department, Fortune 500 corporations, and leaders of countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. His latest book is The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man.

John T. HarveyJohn T. Harvey

Dr. John T. Harvey is a professor of economics at Texas Christian University. Harvey also serves as the editor of the World Economic Review. Twitter: @John_T_Harvey

Jonathan HaidtJonathan Haidt

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist and Thomas Cooley professor of ethical leadership at the NYU-Stern School of Business. His most recent book is The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion. Twitter: @JonHaidt

Jonathan RothwellJonathan Rothwell

Jonathan Rothwell was a fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings. His research focused on labor market economics, social mobility, access to education, and the sources of economic growth.Twitter: @jtrothwell

Jonathan RoweJonathan Rowe

Jonathan Rowe was a writer who wrote about the commons, diseconomy, economics, economic indicators, corporations, and many other subjects. Jonathan was an editor at the Washington Monthly magazine and a staff writer at the Christian Science Monitor.

Jordan BrennanJordan Brennan

Jordan Brennan works as an economist for Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector labour union, and is a Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard Law School. His research and writing can be found online at: www.jordanbrennan.org. Follow him on twitter: @JordanPWBrennan

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz, recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 and the John Bates Clark Medal in 1979, is University Professor at Columbia University, and Chief Economist of the Roosevelt Institute. His most recent book is The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe. Twitter: @JosephEStiglitz

Joseph HenrichJoseph Henrich

Joseph Henrich is professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University. He also holds the Canada Research Chair in Culture, Cognition, and Coevolution at the University of British Columbia, where he is a professor in the departments of psychology and economics. Twitter: @JoHenrich

Josh Ryan-CollinsJosh Ryan-Collins

Josh Ryan-Collins is senior economist at the New Economics Foundation, as well as a visiting research fellow at the University of Southampton Business School. He was the lead author of Where Does Money Come From? Twitter: @jryancollins

Julie NelsonJulie Nelson

Julie A. Nelson is a professor of economics and department chair at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and a senior research fellow at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University.

Kate DouglasKate Douglas

Kate Douglas feature editor at New Scientist. Twitter: @KateDouglas1

Kate RaworthKate Raworth

Kate Raworth is a senior visiting research associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute and a senior associate of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Her new book is Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist. Visit her website and follow her @KateRaworth.

Lane KenworthyLane Kenworthy

Lane Kenworthy is a professor of sociology at the University of California San Diego. He studies the causes and consequences of living standards, poverty, inequality, mobility, employment, economic growth, social policy, taxes, public opinion, politics, and more in the United States and other affluent countries.

Larry ArnhartLarry Arnhart

Larry Arnhart is a Presidential Research Professor of Political Science at Northern Illinois University. He is the author of the books Darwinian Natural Right: The Biological Ethics of Human Nature and Darwinian Conservatism, among others.

Lawrence LessigLawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School. He is author of Republic, Lost: Version Two, from which this essay is excerpted. Twitter: @Lessig

Linsey J McGoeyLinsey J McGoey

Linsey McGoey teaches sociology at the University of Essex. This excerpt is adapted from No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy, published by Verso. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian; Fortune; Jacobin; Open Democracy, and the Spectator.

Lixing SunLixing Sun

Lixing Sun is professor of biology at Central Washington University. He is author of The Fairness Instinct: The Robin Hood Mentality and Our Biological Nature

Louis PuttermanLouis Putterman

Louis Putterman is Professor of Economics at Brown University. His book The Good, The Bad, and The Economy is addressed to general readers.

Luigi ZingalesLuigi Zingales

Luigi Zingales is the Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at the University of Chicago - Booth School of Business. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research, and a Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute.

Lynn ParramoreLynn Parramore

Lynn Parramore is Senior Research Analyst at the Institute for New Economic Thinking. A cultural theorist who studies the intersection of culture and economics, she is Contributing Editor at AlterNet, where she received the Bill Moyers/Schumann Foundation fellowship in journalism for 2012. Twitter: @LynnParramore

Lynn StoutLynn Stout

Lynn Stout is the Distinguished Professor of Corporate and Business Law at Cornell Law School. Professor Stout is an internationally-recognized expert in corporate governance, financial regulation, and moral behavior.

Marcel HarmonMarcel Harmon

Marcel Harmon is the President of the Board of Education in Lawrence, KS (USD #497), was previously a member of the Kansas Review Committee for the Next Generation Science Standards, has an interdisciplinary background in anthropology and engineering and works for a high performance building consulting firm. Twitter: @CulturalComment

Mariana MazzucatoMariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato, Professor of the Economics of Innovation at the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex. Author of The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths. Twitter: @MarianaMazzucato

Mark ThomaMark Thoma

Mark Thoma is Professor of Economics at the University of Oregon. He blogs at Economist's View. Twitter: @MarkThoma

Mark van VugtMark van Vugt

Mark van Vugt is a professor of Evolutionary, Work and Organizational psychology at the VU University Amsterdam and a research associate at the Institute for Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Twitter: @markvanvugt1

Mark van Vugt, Michael E. PriceMark van Vugt, Michael E. Price

Mark van Vugt is a professor of Evolutionary, Work and Organizational psychology at the VU University Amsterdam. Michael E. Price is Senior Lecturer in Psychology, and co-Director of the Centre for Culture and Evolutionary Psychology, at Brunel University London. Twitter: @markvanvugt1

Matt RidleyMatt Ridley

Matt Ridley's books have sold over a million copies, been translated into 30 languages and won several awards. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His newest book is The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge. Follow on Twitter: @mattwridley

Matt ZwolinskiMatt Zwolinski

Matt Zwolinski is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Diego. He is also a co-director of USD’s Institute for Law and Philosophy, and a blogger for Bleeding Heart Libertarians.

Michael HudsonMichael Hudson

Michael Hudson is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and author of Killing the HostThe Bubble and Beyond, Super Imperialism: The Origin and Fundamentals of U.S. World Dominance and many others.

Michael Jacobs, Mariana MazzucatoMichael Jacobs, Mariana Mazzucato

Michael Jacobs is Visiting Professor in the School of Public Policy, UCL, and Director of the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice. Mariana Mazzucato is RM Phillips Professor in the Economics of Innovation at SPRU, University of Sussex.

Michael LindMichael Lind

Michael Lind is policy director of New America’s Economic Growth Program. He is a co-founder of the New America Foundation, along with Ted Halstead and Sherle Schwenninger, and was the first New America fellow. He is author of Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States.

Michael ShermerMichael Shermer

Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, a regular contributor to Time.com, and Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. Twitter: @michaelshermer

Michel Bauwens, Vasilis KostakisMichel Bauwens, Vasilis Kostakis

Michel Bauwens is a theorist, writer and a founder of the P2P (Peer-to- Peer) Foundation. Follow Michel on Twitter: @MBauwens. Vasilis Kostakis is a senior researcher at Tallinn University of Technology and the founder of the P2P Lab.

Neal GorenfloNeal Gorenflo

Neal Gorenflo is the co-founder of Shareable, an award-winning news, action, connection hub for the sharing transformation. Twitter: @gorenflo

Nicholas GruenNicholas Gruen

Nicholas Gruen is CEO of Lateral Economics, is a widely published policy economist, entrepreneur and commentator who has had regular columns in the Australian Financial Review, the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. Twitter: @NGruen1

Nick Hanauer, David RolfNick Hanauer, David Rolf

Nick is a Seattle-based entrepreneur and venture capitalist, and the founder of Civic Ventures, a public-policy incubator. David is the president of SEIU 775NW and international vice president of SEIU. He is the author of The Fight for $15: The Right Wage for a Working America.

Nick Hanauer, Eric BeinhockerNick Hanauer, Eric Beinhocker

Nick Hanauer is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. Eric Beinhocker is the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. Follow: @NickHanauer @EricBeinhocker

Nick Hanauer, Eric LiuNick Hanauer, Eric Liu

Nick Hanauer is a founder of Second Avenue Partners, a venture capital company in Seattle specializing in early-stage startups and emerging technology. Eric Liu is the founder of Citizen University and a former White House speechwriter and deputy domestic policy adviser to President Bill Clinton. Follow them on Twitter at @NickHanauer and @EricPLiu

Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman

Paul Krugman is the recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics. A prolific author, columnist, and blogger, he teaches economics and international affairs at Princeton University.

Paul OrmerodPaul Ormerod

Paul Ormerod is an economist, author and entrepreneur. He is currently a director of two start ups, Periander Ltd, a company which uses machine learning and predictive analytics, and of Cowry Consulting, a behavioural finance operation. He is a partner of Volterra Partners LLP, and a Visiting Professor in the Centre of Research on Decision Making at University College London (UCL).

Peter BarnesPeter Barnes

Peter Barnes is an entrepreneur whose work has focused on fixing the deep flaws of capitalism. He has co-founded several socially responsible businesses (including Working Assets/Credo) and written numerous articles and books, including Capitalism 3.0 and With Liberty and Dividends For All.

Peter RadfordPeter Radford

Peter Radford is publisher of The Radford Free Press, worked as an analyst for banks over fifteen years and has degrees from the London School of Economics and Harvard Business School.

Peter TurchinPeter Turchin

Peter Turchin is an evolutionary anthropologist at the University of Connecticut and Vice President of the Evolution Institute. He is author of Ages of Discord. Web site: http://peterturchin.com/ Twitter: @Peter_Turchin

Philip KotlerPhilip Kotler

Philip Kotler is the S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He received his Masters degree at the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. at MIT, both in economics. He did postdoctoral work in mathematics at Harvard University and in behavioural science at the University of Chicago.

Raj ChattyRaj Chatty

Raj Chetty is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University. Chetty's research combines empirical evidence and economic theory to help design more effective government policies. Chetty is a recipient of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship and the John Bates Clark medal, given by the American Economic Association to the best American economist under age 40. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Rana ForooharRana Foroohar

Rana Foroohar is an assistant managing editor at Time and the magazine’s economics columnist. She also speaks regularly on CNN as Global Economic Analyst, covering the intersection of economics, business, politics and foreign affairs for both domestic and international operations. Twitter: @RanaForoohar

Richard FloridaRichard Florida

Richard Florida is University Professor and Director of Cities at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management; Distinguished Visiting Fellow at NYU’s Shack Institute of Real Estate; and the co-founder and editor-at-large of The Atlantic’s CityLab. He is author of the recently released book New Urban Crisis. Twitter: @Richard_Florida

Richard VagueRichard Vague

Richard Vague is currently managing partner of Gabriel Investments and the chairman of The Governor’s Woods Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic organization. Previously, he was co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Energy Plus, and also co-founder and CEO of two consumer banks, First USA and Juniper Financial.

Richard Wilkinson, Kate PickettRichard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett

Richard Wilkinson is a professor emeritus of social epidemiology at the
University of Nottingham Medical School, honorary professor at University College London, and a visiting professor at the University of York. Kate Pickett is a professor at the University of York and a career scientist with the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health Research. Wilkinson and Pickett are cofounders of the Equality Trust.

Rob AtkinsonRob Atkinson

Robert Atkinson is president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based technology policy think tank. He is also author of the book, The Past And Future of America's Economy: Long Waves of Innovation That Power Cycles of Growth. Twitter: @RobAtkinsonITIF

Robert B. ReichRobert B. Reich

Robert B. Reich is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and senior fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton.

Robert FrankRobert Frank

Robert H. Frank is the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and Professor of Economics at Cornell's Johnson Graduate School of Management and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos. Twitter: @econnaturalist

Roger FarmerRoger Farmer

Roger E. A. Farmer is a Distinguished Professor of Economics at UCLA. In 2013, he was the Senior Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England. He has previously held positions at the University of Pennsylvania, The European University Institute and the University of Toronto. His new book, Prosperity for All: How to Prevent Financial Crises.
Twitter: @farmerrf

Rory SutherlandRory Sutherland

Rory Sutherland is the Executive Creative Director of OgilvyOne and Vice-Chairman of Ogilvy Group UK, part of the Ogilvy & Mather group of companies and author of The Wiki Man, he is regarded as one of marketing and advertising's most original thinkers and inspirational speakers. Twitter: @RorySutherland

Rutger BregmanRutger Bregman

Rutger Bregman is a historian and writer. He writes for Dutch online journalism platform the Correspondent. He is the author of Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World. Twitter: @rcbregman

Ryan AventRyan Avent

Ryan Avent is senior editor and economics columnist at The Economist. He is author of The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century Twitter: @ryanavent

Sally GoernerSally Goerner

Dr. Sally J. Goerner is Capital Institute’s science advisor, and director of the Research Alliance for Regenerative Economics (“RARE”). She is exploring the scientific foundation for regenerative organizations, financial systems, and economies.

Samuel BowlesSamuel Bowles

Samuel Bowles, is at the Santa Fe Institute, recently published The Moral Economy: Why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens and is one of the authors of The Economy, a free online introduction to economics by the CORE Project.

Samuel HammondSamuel Hammond

Samuel Hammond is a fellow in Economics at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University. He writes at SweetTalkConversation.com Twitter: @hamandcheese

Sandra AamodtSandra Aamodt

Sandra Aamodt is a neuroscientist and science writer, who takes the complexities of neuroscience research and whips them into fun reads that give people a better understanding of their minds and behavior. Twitter: @sandra_aamodt

Scott SantensScott Santens

Scott Santens has a crowdfunded monthly basic income and has been a moderator of the Basic Income community on Reddit since 2013. As a writer and blogger, his pieces advocating basic income have appeared in The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, TechCrunch, Vox, and Politico. Twitter: @scottsantens

Sigrun AaslandSigrun Aasland

Sigrun Aasland is an economist and is currently the director of analysis at the centre left think tank Agenda in Norway. She writes for agendamagasin.no and manages Agenda’s policy analysis work. Twitter: @sigrunaa

Steve KeenSteve Keen

Steve Keen is Professor of Economics and Head of the School of Economics, Politics and History at Kingston University London, author of Debunking Economics, and the developer of Minsky open source system dynamics modeling program. His latest book is Can we avoid another financial crisis? Twitter: @ProfSteveKeen

Steve RothSteve Roth

Steve Roth serves as Publisher of Evonomics. He is a Seattle-based serial entrepreneur, and a student of economics and evolution. He blogs at Asymptosis, Angry Bear, and Seeking Alpha. Twitter: @asymptosis.

Susan Holmberg, Mark SchmittSusan Holmberg, Mark Schmitt

Susan Holmberg is the director of research at the Roosevelt Institute. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from UMass, Amherst. Mark Schmitt is the director of the political reform program at New America. Twitter: @SusanRHolmberg @mschmitt9

Terry BurnhamTerry Burnham

Terry Burnham is an economist who studies the biological and evolutionary basis of human behavior. He is Associate Professor at Chapman University. Follow him on Twitter: @TerenceBurnham

Thomas FrickeThomas Fricke

Thomas Fricke is Chief Economist and a member of the European Climate Foundation leadership team. Based in Berlin, Thomas is focused on the ECF’s efforts around managing the transition to low-carbon economy. Prior to joining the ECF in December 2013, Thomas was Chief Economist of Financial Times Deutschland, where he wrote a weekly column on the business cycle, economic policy, and international economic issues and was responsible for the economics page and comments.

Tim O'ReillyTim O'Reilly

Tim O'Reilly is the founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media Inc. His original business plan was simply "interesting work for interesting people," and that's worked out pretty well. He publishes books, runs conferences, invests in early-stage startups, urges companies to create more value than they capture, and tries to change the world by spreading and amplifying the knowledge of innovators. Twitter: @timoreilly 

Tom StreithorstTom Streithorst

Tom Streithorst has been a union member, an entrepreneur, a war cameraman, a commercials director, a journalist. An American in London, he’s been writing for magazines on both sides of the pond since 2008. Twitter: @tomstreithorst

Tony BiglanTony Biglan

Anthony Biglan, Ph.D. is a Senior Scientist at Oregon Research Institute and the Co-Director of the Promise Neighborhood Research Consortium. He has been conducting research on the development and prevention of child and adolescent problem behavior for the past 30 years.

Tyler CowenTyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen is Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University and serves as chairman and general director of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. With colleague Alex Tabarrok, Cowen is coauthor of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution and cofounder of the online educational platform Marginal Revolution University. Twitter: @tylercowen

Ulrich WittUlrich Witt

Ulrich Witt is the former director of the Max Planck Institute of Economics and a retired scientific member of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena. He is also an adjunct professor at Griffith University's Business School in Australia.

Vasilis Kostakis, Chris GiotitsasVasilis Kostakis, Chris Giotitsas

Vasilis Kostakis is a Senior Research Fellow at the Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology and Founder of research hub P2P Lab. Chris Giotitsas is a research fellow at the P2P Lab. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD at the school of management, University of Leicester, UK, investigating open source technologies.

Victor W. HwangVictor W. Hwang

CEO & Co-Founder of Liquidity, a company that designs technologically advanced products to make water safe to drink instantly, anywhere, anytime. Twitter: @rainforestbook

W. Brian ArthurW. Brian Arthur

W. Brian Arthur is an External Economics Professor at the Santa Fe Institute and a Visiting Researcher at PARC in California. Formerly at Stanford, he is the recipient of the inaugural Lagrange Prize in Complexity Science and the Schumpeter Prize in Economics.

Will DaviesWill Davies

William Davies is a Senior Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he is leading the development of a new PPE Degree. He is the author of The Limits of Neoliberalism: Authority, Sovereignty & The Logic of Competition. Twitter:
@davies_will

Will WilkinsonWill Wilkinson

Will Wilkinson is vice president for policy at the Niskanen Center, overseeing the Center’s research and publications. He was the founding editor of Cato Unbound and has been a program director at the Mercatus Center and the Institute for Humane Studies. Twitter: @willwilkinson

William BerksonWilliam Berkson

William Berkson is a Philosopher and Director of the Jewish Institute for Youth and Family. He did his PhD in Philosophy under the late Sir Karl Popper, author of The Open Society and Its Enemies. He is the author of Fields of Force (Routledge), Learning from Error (Open Court) and Pirke Avot: Timeless Wisdom for Modern Life (Jewish Pub. Soc.).

Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis, a former finance minister of Greece, is Professor of Economics at the University of Athens. Twitter: @yanisvaroufakis

Yves SmithYves Smith

Yves Smith is a financial analyst who founded the popular finance blog Naked Capitalism. She is the author of the book, ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism. Twitter: @yvessmith